[Agora Publication] Greek Lamps and Their Survivals

Howland, R. H ... American School of Classical Studies at Athens ... The author has used the trustworthy chronological data supplied by the scientific excavation of “closed deposits” at the Athenian Agora to build a continuous series of lamp types from the 7th century B.C ... 1958


[Agora Object] L 1416: Lamp

The handle missing. Watch-shaped body, with long nozzle. Vertical loop handle. Ivy pattern in relief on the top; small depressed center. Low ring foot. Purplish glaze almost all flaked off. Buff clay ... 3 April 1934

[Agora Object] L 2972: Lamp

Nozzle, handle, and bit of top missing. Wreath in relief on shoulder. Remains of black wash. Light red clay. Type XIX of Corinth collection, type 54D of Agora collection. Cistern chamber. Layer IIb. Leica, ... 14 April 1937

[Agora Object] L 2978: Lamp

Three joining and one non-joining fragment from rim and discus. Wreath of buds and flowers on shoulder; underneath, "alpha". Grayish wash, worn. Type XIX of Corinth collection, type 54D of Agora collection ... 15 April 1937

[Agora Object] L 3514: Lamp: Maker's Mark

Nozzle and handle missing. Olive wreath on rim; Isis symbol five times repeated on lower walls; on base, "alpha" in relief. Dull red to black glaze. Red clay. Type XVIII of Corinth collection, type 54D ... 6 June 1938

[Agora Deposit] D 4:1: West chamber

Cistern-chamber on the northwest side of Kolonos Agoraios, 10 to 12m west of the end of the Hellenistic Building. Dimensions at bottom 2.50m x 2.75m. The west chamber of a cistern system composed of two ... Use filling early 1st c. B.C.